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National Network on Environments and Women's Health  
http://www.nnewh.org/

Committed to articulating an environmental approach to women's health and to undertaking research activities which best reflect this approach.

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Canadian Heart Health Dissemination Project  
http://www.science.mcmaster.ca/chhdp/CHHDP_IE.html

The CHHDP (2000-2006) is a research project funded by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) to study the provincial heart health dissemination projects that make up the Canadian Heart Health Initiative (CHHI). The CHHDP is designed to investigate the nature of the relationship between dissemination (activities and research) and capacity for heart health promotion.

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Canadian Health Economics Research Association  
http://www.chera.ca/about/

Broadening the Mandate of CHERA/ACRES to CAHSPR/ACRSPS

 

Background: The health care landscape in Canada has undergone dramatic transformations in the past decade, with important implications for research and decision-making in health services, health economics, and health policy domains.

There has been a growing need for a national broad-based interdisciplinary health services and policy research association to support practitioners, users and students of health research to enhance their research capacity and professional development. In response to this, a new membership-based health services association is launched.

The new Association called the Health Research / Association canadienne pour la recherche sur les services et les politiques de la santé (CAHSPR/ACRSPS), will replace the Canadian Health Economics Research Association/ Association Canadienne pour la Recherche en Économie de la Santé (CHERA/ACRES). The aim will be to enhance research capacity within both the researcher and "research user" communities.

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Community Health Research Unit  
http://aix1.uottawa.ca/~nedwards/chru/

Focuses on understanding, measuring, and testing elements of public health essential to effective practice.

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Canadian Health Services Research Foundation  
http://www.chsrf.ca
Promotes and funds management and policy research in health services and nursing. (See Details)
Canadian Institutes of Health Research  
http://www.cihr-irsc.gc.ca/
Works to excel, according to internationally accepted standards of scientific excellence, in the creation of new knowledge and its translation into improved health for Canadians, more effective health services and products and a strengthened Canadian health care system. (See Details)
Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences  
http://www.ices.on.ca/
Conducts research that provides information and evidence with a view to protecting and improving the effectiveness, quality, equity and efficiency of health care in Ontario. (See Details)
Centre for Global eHealth Innovation  
http://www.ehealthinnovation.org/splash/ehealthflash
Works to test and develop eHealth innovations, using the expertise of affiliated researchers who are leaders in the social sciences, technology and health knowledge management fields. (See Details)
Policy Research Communications Unit
Canadian Association for Health Services and Policy Research  
http://www.cahspr.ca/
Works to enhance research capacity within both the researcher and research user communities. Hosts national research and policy conferences. (See Details)